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Jacksonville, FL 32211

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Selen Savas-Hall

Selen Savas-Hall

Asst Prof Marketing & Int Bus

Davis College of Business

Email address  ssavas@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7447
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Dr. Selen Savas-Hall is an Assistant Professor of International Business and Marketing at Jacksonville University’s Davis College of Business. She had her Ph.D. in Marketing at Florida Atlantic University, where she was also working as a research assistant and instructor. Prior to earning her Ph.D., she had internships and work experience in international companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Marks & Spencer, IBM and GfK. Her research interests include international marketing, international business, consumer behavior, services marketing and retailing. Her most recent publications appeared in Journal of Services Marketing, Services Marketing Quarterly and Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services. She has also presented at various national and international prestigious conferences. She loves dancing, walking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Business Administration
    Florida Atlantic University 2017
  • Master of Art, Marketing
    Marmara University 2010
  • Bachelor of Art, Business Administration
    Yeditepe University 2007

Professional Experience

  • Jacksonville University
    August 2017-AssistantProfessor
  • Florida Atlantic University
    January 2015 – May 2017 Instructor

Recent Research

  • Savas-Hall, S. and Hall, J., (2018), The Role of Social Influence on Donations in Retail Stores, Annual ACRA Conference, June 6-8, Toronto, Canada
  • Savas S. (2016), “Factors Affecting Donations in U.S. Retail Stores: A Conceptual Framework”, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, Vol. 33(November), pp.178-185
  • Koku, P.S. and Savas, S., (2016), “Restaurant Tipping and Customers' Susceptibility to Emotional Contagion”, Journal of Services Marketing, Vol.30, No.7, pp. 762-772.
  • Savas S. (2016), Perceived Risk and Consumer Adoption of Service Innovations, AMA
  • Summer Conference, August 5-7, Atlanta, USA
    Savas S. (2016), Why Do We Donate in Retail Stores? Annual ACRA Conference April 13-16, New York/ New Jersey, USA